Glorious Poverty

Glorious Poverty

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Born in poverty in South Wales, Derek Brock's family struggled to make ends meet. Nevertheless there were moments of high comedy, tragedy, drama and serious learning.As soon as he could Derek contributed to the family finances. Starting as an errand boy, he progressed through marine engineering, the railways, salesman, budding politician and script writer for the legendary British radio comedy The Goon Show. However, he gives it all up to run a pub.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 162.6 x 243.8 x 15.7mm | 368.26g
  • ISIS Publishing
  • ISIS Large Print Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • Large Print edition
  • 0753150948
  • 9780753150948
  • 2,103,495